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Allen & Overy was the first global elite law firm to commence operations in Australia. Our practice now comprises 25 hand-selected, top-tier partners, each leaders in their field, with an average of 20 years' experience.

Our Australian operations in Sydney and Perth are fully integrated into Allen & Overy's global network. The offices offer a full suite of corporate, finance (debt and equity), litigation and antitrust services. Our team includes partners and lawyers who are proficient in numerous languages including Mandarin, Japanese, Indonesian, German, French and Spanish.

Allen & Overy Australia offers the best of both worlds: the expertise and resources of a global elite law practice coupled with a leading group of senior domestic practitioners. With ease, we are able to provide our clients with innovative and cost effective legal solutions around the clock.

Since our arrival, Allen & Overy has quickly established a track record of executing both complex, unique and strategic cross-border and domestic transactions.

As a global elite practice, Allen & Overy is at the cutting edge of international legal and commercial insights. Our teams are often advising on market developments and 'firsts' around the world. In addition to this first-hand experience, we have established a 'Global Intelligence Unit' to track trends and emerging legal and commercial issues and analyse what they mean for our clients.

We are committed to offering our clients in the Australian market the expertise of our international knowledge platform and impressive global office network.

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Perth
Sydney

News & insights

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News: 19 JANUARY 2021

A&O ends 2020 with a strong performance in global ECM league tables

A&O has marked the end of Q4 2020 with a strong performance in the ECM league tables; the result of advising on a number of complex, high-value transactions in a wide range of sectors and markets,…

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Lender enforcement in Australia

Publications: 18 JANUARY 2021

Lender enforcement in Australia

Australia is considered a creditor friendly jurisdiction, and has developed an effective legal framework for lenders to recover debts owed to them by distressed borrowers.

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Publications: 23 DECEMBER 2020

Australia moves – incrementally – towards AML/CTF compliance

Australia has implemented “Phase 1.5” in its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism reforms.  However, Australia’s long-awaited and much-debated “second tranche” of reforms remains out of grasp.

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Podcast #1: Insights for trustees in Asia-Pacific

Publications: 18 DECEMBER 2020

Podcast #4: Insights for Trustees in Asia Pacific - latest developments in the loan market

The fourth episode of Trust Us, a podcast hosted by Allen & Overy’s APAC Corporate Trust and Agency team.

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